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Influence Feed: Real voices

Apr 13, 2014 22:27 EDT Poultry Health Today Two highly respected individuals bookend this edition of Influence Feed. On National Agriculture Day, the U.S. commemorated the 100th birthday of Dr. Norman Borlaug, the deeply influential "father of the green revolution," with a life-size statue in Washington, D.C. Secondly, food and agriculture lost an outspoken advocate for animal health and food safety in Dr. Scott Hurd.

Influence Feed: Speaking up

Mar 31, 2014 08:30 EDT Poultry Health Today The past two weeks saw a relative absence of pivotal new issues in food and agriculture, but several topics maintained high-level dialogues among influencers. The discussion regarding wholesomeness and healthfulness continued on several fronts. Traditional grocery chains continue to capitalize on "free-from" labeling to compete with growing competition from "supernatural" outlets.

‘Influence Feed’ now featured on Poultry Health Today

Mar 13, 2014 08:30 EDT Poultry Health Today Poultry Health Today is pleased to feature Influence Feed — a biweekly report rounding up the hot topics in food and agriculture, as determined by the most influential voices from across the industry.

Influence Feed: Numbers, Figures and the Fine Print

Mar 11, 2014 08:58 EDT Poultry Health Today Between announcing the federal government’s first major updates to the Nutrition Facts panel in 20 years and the restriction of in-school advertising of foods that don’t meet healthy guidelines, first lady Michelle Obama had a busy couple of weeks.

Influence Feed: Defining wholesomeness

Feb 25, 2014 13:24 EST Poultry Health Today The past two weeks have featured the convergence of special interest agendas and consumer food trends into a series of high-profile business developments. In particular, Chick-fil-A’s announcement that the chain will begin selling only antibiotic-free chicken by 2019 and the growing importance of gluten-free foods have epitomized the economic viability of the “free from” moniker.

Influence Feed: Transparency or exaggeration?

Feb 11, 2014 13:12 EST Poultry Health Today In the past weeks we’ve taken note of two prominent foodservice companies using agricultural practices for marketing positioning. McDonald’s and Chipotle instigated influencer conversation by presenting two differing depictions of modern agriculture, one relying on transparency, the other exaggeration.Other top stories address questions of food safety and sustainability.

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Welcome to Influence Feed

Jan 28, 2014 11:14 EST Poultry Health Today Welcome to the Food and Agriculture Influence Feed from Zoetis, a biweekly report rounding up the top topics in food and agriculture, as determined by the most influential voices from across the industry. These reports intend to capture the pulse of the issues facing food and agriculture today, with a special focus on the poultry business.

H1 2013 Wrap-Up - A Look Back at the Year to Date

Aug 16, 2013 09:54 EDT The Real Story Group With two quarters passed in 2013, now's a good time to review what happened in the world of digital workplace and digital marketing technology -- and what it means for you ... Continue Reading

Jun 14, 2012 02:37 EDT GIS System Baracuda T5 is probably the most competent models to have come out of the sleeves of its producers. However, a comparison with the robotic Baracuda MX8 unveils a different scenario.